Sub-user

Last updated: 2019-05-10 09:51:25

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Overview

Sub-users are entities created by the root account. Each sub-user has a unique ID and credentials, thus being able to log in to and configure console independently and calling APIs.

User Guide

Create a sub-user

  1. Log in to the Tencent Cloud console, go to User, click New User -> Sub-User, as shown below:

  2. Enter user information. Here you can create sub-users in batches, set access type and console password or perform other operations, as shown below:

  3. Set permissions. When it has been associated with a policy, the sub-user will be automatically granted the permissions described in that policy. You can give sub-user permission in 3 different ways:

    • Add sub-users to a user group: This is the best way to manage permissions for users with different roles and functions. You can grant permissions to a sub-user by adding the sub-user to an existing user group or creating a new user group. After that, the sub-user will be associated with the policies of the user group.
    • Copy the permissions of an existing user: click Copy Existing User's Permissions and select the user whose permissions you want to copy, then you can associate the sub-user with the policies of that user.
    • Use the policy list: Click Grant Permissions from Policy List, and then select the policies you want to associate with the sub-user.
  4. You can email the complete information, or save some of the information to a local Excel file, as shown below:

  5. Click Done.

Associate a sub-user with policies

Direct association

  1. Log in to the Tencent Cloud console, go to User and select the sub-user you want to associate the policies with, then click Authorize in the Operation column, as shown below:
  2. Select the policies to be associated, and then click OK.

Association with policies by joining groups

  1. Log in to the Tencent Cloud console, go to User, select the sub-user you want to authorize, and then click More -> Add to Group in the Operation column.
  2. Select the user group to which you want to add the sub-user, and then click OK.

Disassociate a sub-user from policies

Direct disassociation

  1. Log in to the Tencent Cloud console, go to User, select the sub-user you want to disassociate from the policies, and then click the sub-user name to enter the details page.
  2. Click Associated Policies. On the list, select the policies to disassociate and then click Disassociate on the right.
  3. Click Disassociate.

Remove a sub-user from a user group

  1. Log in to the Tencent Cloud console, go to User, select the sub-user you want to disassociate from the policies, and then click the sub-user name to enter the detail page.
  2. Click Associated Policies. On the list, select the policies to disassociate and then click Disassociate on the right.
  3. Click Disassociate to remove the sub-user from the user group. The sub-user is now disassociated from the policies of that user group.

Subscribe a sub-user to messages

  1. Log in to the Tencent Cloud console, go to User, select the sub-user for whom you want to subscribe to messages service, and then click More -> Subscribe to Messages in the Operation column, as shown below:
  2. Select the desired message type and click OK.

View sub-user information in User List -> Details

  1. Log in to the Tencent Cloud console, go to User, select the sub-user you want to view, and then click details on the left, as shown below:
  1. Log in to the Tencent Cloud console, go to User, enter the keyword in the search box at the upper right corner, and then click search.

    The search box supports multi-keyword search (separated by a space). You can search for sub-users by using keywords such as username, ID, mobile number, email, and remarks.

Delete a sub-user

Delete a single sub-user

  1. Log in to the Tencent Cloud console, go to User, select the sub-user you want to delete, and then click More -> Delete in the Operation column, as shown below:

  2. Click Delete.

Delete multiple sub-users

  1. Log in to the Tencent Cloud console, go to User, in the user list select multiple sub-users you want to delete, and then click Delete at the upper left corner, as shown below:

  2. Click Delete.